Archive for the ‘Tips and Tricks’ Category

Which Fluid is My Used Car Leaking?

Friday, December 30th, 2016
Car Leak Color Guide

Have you been noticing wet spots on the garage floor or in parking lots under your car? Those wet spots should not be ignored! They signify that your car is leaking somewhere, and it can affect your used car’s overall health if not taken care of. So what fluid is your used car leaking? We have put together a guide to help you diagnose the problem so you can get it fixed. (more…)

Ring in 2017 with These Driving Resolutions from Joe’s Auto Sales!

Thursday, December 29th, 2016
2017 New Year's Driving Resolutions

We can’t believe how quickly 2016 flew by! Where did the time go? Even though time seems to speed up as we get a little older, we are still excited for 2017 to arrive and see what it has in store for us! One of the best ways to start off the new year is by creating a resolution for ourselves. Have you decided on one yet? Here are three really great resolution ideas pertaining to driving! (more…)

Holiday Gift Guide for the Car Lover

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
Gift Guide for the Car Lover

The holidays are almost here! Do you have all of your shopping done? If not, you still have some time to buy gifts for your favorite people. Is one of your family members a car lover? Then keep reading because we have some great gift ideas that will definitely make them smile! (more…)

Should You Warm Up Your Used Vehicle When it’s Cold Outside?

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
Should You Warm Up Your Used Vehicle When it is Cold Outside

Brr! It is starting to get cold here in Indianapolis! The mornings can be especially nippy, and it makes us tempted to start up our car and let it warm up before driving to work or school. The debate over whether to let the engine idle for a few minutes on cold mornings has been debated over the years, and we are excited to share the latest facts in order to keep your used vehicle in tip-top shape! (more…)

What Kind of Material Should I Get for My Used Car’s Seats?

Monday, November 14th, 2016
Leather vs cloth seats for used cars

When choosing a used car, one of the most important things to consider is your comfort. No matter if you only have a 15-minute commute or are planning to go on a long-distance road trip, you want to be as comfortable as possible (and to avoid back pain and driver’s fatigue). While the amount of cushioning and seat position are taken into account, the material that the seats are made of is oftentimes the deciding factor! Here at Joe’s Auto Sales, we offer high-quality used vehicles with leather or cloth seat options available! We like both materials, but we understand that one may work better for you over the other. That is why we are presenting an infographic to help you make the right decision! (more…)

What Type of Fuel Should I Be Using For My Vehicle?

Monday, October 31st, 2016
Types of Vehicle Fuel

Whenever we go to the gas station to fill up our vehicle, we have several grades of fuel to choose from. We will typically go with the basic unleaded kind because it is usually the cheapest and many auto manufacturers recommend it. But what about the other kinds of fuel? What do they do and are there any benefits to using them? Read on to find out! (more…)

4 Tips for Protecting Your Car From Being Stolen

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
4 Tips for Protecting Your Car From Being Stolen

The high-quality used car that you invested in from Joe’s Auto Sales is your ticket to get you wherever you need to go, whether it is work, school, exploring Indianapolis, or heading out of state to visit relatives. The last thing that you need is to have your vehicle stolen. According to a 20/20 program by ABC from back in 2013, nearly a million vehicles are stolen every year, with a theft happening every 43 seconds. Here are some ways to help prevent your vehicle from being stolen: (more…)

5 Signs You Need to Replace Your Vehicle

Monday, October 24th, 2016
5 Signs You Need to Replace Your Vehicle

When you purchase a vehicle, you hope to get the most use out of it. Unfortunately, nothing lasts forever and there will come a day to replace the vehicle that you knew so fondly. So when is the best time to replace your vehicle? Well, there is no true right or wrong answer, but there are several signs that indicate that the time is now or very soon. (more…)

Now is the Time to Get Your Vehicle Ready for Winter!

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
Tips for getting your vehicle winter-ready

It may only be September, but now is the perfect time to get your vehicle ready for the winter season. If the Farmer’s Almanac is correct, we can expect snow to hit Indianapolis as early as mid-October, and you want to be prepared! Here are some great tips to help get your vehicle winter-ready! (more…)

How to Use Social Media to Find a Great Used Vehicle

Friday, August 12th, 2016
Using social media when buying used vehicles

Are you on the hunt for a used vehicle? With a used vehicle, you want to find a high-quality model at an affordable price. Sure, you have scoured the online classifieds, but weren’t impressed by what you were seeing. What if we told you that there is an easier way to find the perfect used car? It’s true! And all you have to do is utilize a tool that you already use frequently! That tool is social media, and it is currently one of the leading resources for finding a great used vehicle! (more…)